Lemon Pepper Shrimp

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This is a super simple and speedy dish that just lets the shrimp shine!  No reducing of ingredients or sauces required!  I normally use fresh garlic when I’m cooking.  However, in this recipe I used garlic powder to keep the flavor a little more subtle.  Lemon Pepper is available online or in your spice aisle.  It contains lemon, pepper, salt & other seasonings.

Once in a while I make a batch of this up for my girls to snack on in the afternoon but it makes a speedy weeknight dinner in under 10  minutes!  We like to serve it with a side of rice and a tossed salad!

Make sure the oil/butter  mixture is sizzling hot before you add the shrimp or the coating will not crisp.

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Lemon Pepper Shrimp

This is a super simple and speedy dish that just lets the shrimp shine!

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound medium shrimp , deveined
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons lemon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Optional

  • Lemon slices & parsley for serving

Directions:

  1. Defrost shrimp under cold running water if frozen. Dab dry with paper towels.
  2. In a Ziploc bag, combine flour, lemon pepper, garlic powder, black pepper and salt. Add shrimp to the bag and toss to coat.
  3. Heat butter and oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once oil and butter are sizzling, add shrimp and cook until crisp & browned. Flip over and brown the other side. (About 2 minutes per side). Do not overcook!
  4. Serve with lemon slices and parsley.

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Holly is a wine and cheese lover, recipe creator, shopping enthusiast and self appointed foodie. Her greatest passion is creating in the kitchen and making deliciously comforting recipes for the everyday home cook!

7 comments on “Lemon Pepper Shrimp”

  1. You’re amazing!! This is the BOMB!!

  2. It was really good 

  3. I saw this and have craved it. I bought my shrimp and I am treating myself tonight for Ash Wednesday. I can’t wait

  4. This lemon pepper shrimp recipe sounds delicious! I don’t make many shrimp dishes even though I do love shrimp. My question is ….. for this recipe, it doesn’t state whether to use raw shrimp or cooked. Which one?

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